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Archive | Lesbian Love Poets

Historic and contemporary lesbian poets who wrote of love, laughter and living.

Image of Emily Dickinson's "Gorgeous Nothings" poems

Emily Dickinson – The Gorgeous Nothings

Emily Dickinson truly came alive.  As my fingertips touched the creases of the envelope in the image, the soul of this incomparable lesbian love poet shot magical currents through my whole body.  I don’t ever recall getting a physical reaction to a book like I had with “Emily Dickinson: The Gorgeous Nothings”.  But it was […]

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Annie Adams Field – Lesbian Poet

Just as lesbians Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas had their sophisticated salon, so too did Annie Adams Fields and Sarah Orne Jewett. Both Fields and Jewett were lovely ladies, well educated in the classics and literature. If anything, Fields was the better educated and, in many respects, the better poet. Fields did not, however, […]

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Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz

Sor Juana Inez de la Cruz Poems

Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz was so much more than a lesbian love poet. She was an incomparable member of the intelligentsia of early 18th century Mexico. She held a salon at her convent, attracting writers and philosophers from all over the western world. She was a child prodigy with words and Catholic liturgy. […]

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